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photograph - 1472 - Glacier and snowy peak at the foot of the Manirung Pass
  • 1472 - Glacier and snowy peak at the foot of the Manirung Pass
    Bourne, Samuel, born 1834 - died 1912
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1472 - Glacier and snowy peak at the foot of the Manirung Pass

  • Object:

    photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Himalayas ((photographed))

  • Date:

    1866

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bourne, Samuel, born 1834 - died 1912

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen print from wet collodion glass negative, pasted into album.

  • Credit Line:

    The Royal Photographic Society Collection at the V&A, acquired with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund

  • Museum number:

    RPS.347:59-2017

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case XRP, shelf 1511

Physical description

Albumen print of a glacier and snowy mountain at the foot of the Manirung Pass in Spiti Valley, mounted on the recto of page 31 of the album. RPS.347:60-2017 is pasted onto the verso of this page.

Place of Origin

Himalayas ((photographed))

Date

1866

Artist/maker

Bourne, Samuel, born 1834 - died 1912

Materials and Techniques

Albumen print from wet collodion glass negative, pasted into album.

Marks and inscriptions

1472
Glacier and Snowy peak at the foot of the Manirung Pass -
Recto, handwritten by photographer in pencil underneath the print.

7962
Recto, handwritten in pencil in bottom right corner of page.

Bourne 1472
Signature and negative number on print, in bottom right corner, handwritten in black ink.

Dimensions

Height: 240 mm Image, Width: 296 mm Image, Height: 370 mm Page, Width: 414 mm Page

Object history note

This album contains museum numbers RPS.347:1-2017 to RPS.347:91-2017.

Descriptive line

Photograph by Samuel Bourne, No. 1472 - Glacier and snowy peak at the foot of the Manirung Pass, albumen print, 1866.

Materials

Albumen

Techniques

Albumen process; Photography

Categories

Photographs; Portraits; The Royal Photographic Society; RPS Digitisation Project

Collection

Royal Photographic Society Collection

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